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Old 01-07-2010, 04:34 PM
 
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Jacob Schuler and Adolph Coors established their Golden Brewery in 1873
Schuler sold his shares to Coors in 1880
Renamed the Adolph Coors Brewing Company in 1880
Renamed Adolph Coors Brewing and Malting Company in 1913
Also did business with the alias Golden Brewery at this time.
Permit L-6 issued for the production of non-alcoholic beverages during Prohibition
Also produced malt powder during this period
U-Permit number Issued COL-U-1002
Reopened as the Adolph Coors Brewing Company in 1933
Sorry I am a coors collector so sometimes I can go off
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Old 01-07-2010, 06:23 PM
 
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Love that trivia lasvegasjeeper!
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:09 PM
 
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You didn't mention the name was originally "Kuhrs". They're not fooling me, trying to hide their Germanness.
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Old 01-09-2010, 07:58 PM
 
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Adolph Coors was the son of Joseph Kuhrs (c1820-1862) and Helena Hein (c1820-1862), and was born in Barmen in Rhenish
Rhineland
The Rhineland is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany. After the collapse of the French Empire in the early 19th century, the German and Dutch speaking regions at the middle and lower course of the Rhine were annexed to the kingdom of Prussia...

Prussia
Kingdom of Prussia

The Kingdom of Prussia was a German kingdom from 1701 to 1918, until the defeat of Germany in World War I, was the leading state of the German Empire, comprising almost two-thirds of the area of the empire...

on February 4, 1847.
SO yes German but when you are born in a town called Barmen you must have beer in the blood.
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Old 01-09-2010, 08:04 PM
 
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In truth the first beer sold was in 1874 as the company was just started in November of 1873. If I am wrong consider the source.
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